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>> how is it going san francisco. it's springtime in san francisco. here is what's happening around town. this march join yoga for beginners. come to join us for balance and strengths. all levels are welcome and the class is free. r svp is required. after your work shop there is a comedy review. this wednesday join local performances from musicians. it's a popular spot for locals. sign ups are an 7:00 and shows at 7:30. want to hear more music. join us on hey street at the milk bar. this concert with blue grass and more. that's the weekly buzz. for more info on any of these events visit us on our facebook and twitter and check us ♪ of life. in the name of god the father, amen. >> thank you. now i would like you to welcome the mayor of san francisco, mayor ed lee. [applause] >> thank you, good afternoon, everybody. it's my pleasure to be here to join former mayor willie brown, and supervisor scott wiener and david campos, and the commission of the police department, and friends and staff and friends and family here to witness the promotion of 56 officers of our police department. y
for san francisco coming up and to sso to welcome mayor lee welcome kristine row wish senator vice senior vice president of service area of case zero permanenta. >> thank you peculiary if you have questions write them on the cards and hold your hands up. kristine >>> good morning case zero permanent at a is pleased once again to be a sponsor of this annual event where our mayors come together to share their vision for the coming year. our partnership with both oakland and san francisco is of key importance to kaiser permanent at a. we provide care to over 400,000 people in those city and is our partnership with those cities helps us fulfill our mission, to improve community health. because we know that, with improvement community development and economic vitality we get better access to care and better care. we have enjoyed a robust partnership with mayor lee since he has taken office and even before when he was the city administrator for 20 years, his dedication to the citizens of san francisco and their welfare, have made him an excellent advocate for healthcare access through suc
such as our san francisco harbor and how it is nurtured the social life, enterprise, architecture and community of the city. ~ as a san francisco resident since 1967, i have over 45 years of professional work and leadership in land use, planning, and environmental public policy arena. i have been involved in the writing and implementation of legislation which established the pre-imminent environmental institutions of today. such as bcdc, california coastal commission, state and regional water boards, state and federal environmental protection agencies, and local state parks such as the golden gate recreation area. i've held positions appointed and executive positions at these institutions. [speaker not understood] moving projects and [speaker not understood] by the community providing a spring board into the future. in conclusion, i believe my background in philosophy will be a [speaker not understood]. my goal on the commission is to build greater public awareness of the value of the rich diversity of the city's cultural history [inaudible] buildings, sites, landscapes and commun
't ignore i think we ignore the market at our peril. >> we also have a market in san francisco where the cost of living is sky rocketing like crazy and to maintain that is beyond the means of most people including myself and at a pretty high salary here in san francisco, but we're proposing to cut new hires pays for certain classifications that is significant. that is not keeping up with the growing cost of living. i will stop there -- >> if you would i would like to address the cost of living and we are providing it to all employees and we are unique in this sector for doing so. maybe sonoma is doing it but we are unusual in that. i didn't touch on the two tier. the reason the city proposed -- the city doesn't love having the two tier. we would like one wage rate within a classification but we believe that within the fact it wouldn't affect any current employees and we didn't want to pull the rug out and people should know what we're getting into with a job and all of the classifications and significantly and preserving the gains of comparable worth if bee do that. the two tie
in san francisco, and a good january and february, we can talk about that play-calling later. we were relatively unscathed for the mission district celebrating the world series. we pulled together as a team, with one common goal to keep the city safe. this took leadership not from the top down but from the streets up. the senior officers and lieutenants knowing what was needed. it took the captains to be sure that their teams were willing to work as one. and again keeping the city safe. we did it like the champions we are. like no other law enforcement can, san francisco's finest. as each of you move in your new role, you will have the technology of advancements that provided for us locally and regionally and around the world. and we have issued laptops, courtesy of hp, thank you very much. and making our officers more mobile and where they need to be. outside and on the streets. as i have said often, we have four generations of cops now sifting through the department. and trying to figure out how to pull it together to keep the greatest city in the world safest. as we hire new cops o
immigrated to the great country in america and found himself in a greater city in san francisco and worked his way from very humble beginnings to a very, very successful current situation. he didn't do it just through hard work. he did it because he used a lot of vision and a lot of what he learned, i believe, back on that farm. if you put in a long day of hard work, that is considered to be a good day. and that's what i've known about mel since i met him. he is not a person that cuts corners. he is a person that follows through. he is a man of the community and i believe as a port commissioner he will understand a very complex multi-jurisdictional issues that are related to the port commission and need to be adjudicated in order for us to move forward and develop the port as we see fit. thank you very much for your time. >>>♪ with irish eyes [speaker not understood] i know that it's going to be mel murphy that you're gonna meet green eyed city, ocean city sailing slowly toward the sun green eyed city, ocean city sailing slowly toward the irish sun it's gonna be mel that you need and i k
are family sized housing units close to many of the best schools in san francisco. i'm not be sure that there's an oversupply of that >> this land has been zoned for decades. there's been a repeated outreach that's out of our control but the effort were made. this project so us is why the action coalition was formed. there's not a lot of people that will speak out positive. i hope you'll approve it. thank you >> next speaker please and if i've called your name come down. >> my name is william. i will at 475 crestmont. i appreciate your giving me the time to speak. if i understand cell the additional use is to determine if the proposed use a desirable and will have a negative impact on the surrounding neighborhood. from all the neighborhood associations in our area we all feel this will have a negative impact on our neighborhood. i've handed you the hill paper on what will happen. we're concerned about the damage that our properties my sustain secondary to the construction. we've had previous builters in the past but they have evaluated avoided the project. down below us have had to build a
for this time. i work at san francisco general hospital radiology department for 24 years and i would like to know where did you get your comparable to radiology techs that we make 15% more? we work in san francisco general hospital. it's a level one trauma center. i invite you to come. i will exchange job with you for one week to see what you do for you guys, for the citizens of san francisco. there are a lot of people that lost their job they come over there. there are a lot of people they get into traditional accidents we take care of them. >> >> i hope you're not one of them or your family but when you come you're opening a brand-new hospital. how are you going to employ that hospital with the way you're going? this is not going to work. people are leaving. we can't retain people. this is not pushing paper. we are dealing with people's lives there. when people come with gunshot wounds, stab wounds, horrible car accidents and we save lives everyday. we don't sit behind desks. we deal with people's lives and for you to say that we are making more money than we're supposed t
>> good afternoon everyone. welcome to the san francisco board of supervisors budget and finance committee for wednesday march 6, 2013. my name is supervisor mark farrell. i am the chair and i am joined by supervisor mar and avalos and breed and supervisor wiener will be absent today. i would like to thank the members of the sfgtv staff and our clerk victor young. mr. young, do we have any announcements? >> yes, please si lls all electronic devices and anything that should be part of the file should be submitted to the clerk. the items will appear on the agenda unless otherwise stated. >> thank you very much. welcome to our first five person budget meeting. we're going to take item two out of order. >> item two, a hearsay on the mayor, controller, budger and legislative analyst and city departments including balance, short falls and additional revenue. >> thank you and we have kate howard from the mayor's office office and before you begin colleagues we have a standing hearing for budget updates on a weekly basis on certain items of interest. in the next week we will see t
preservation issues and as a historian. preservation of san francisco's significant built environment necessarily involves educating and explaining property owner's role in historic preservation. since i was in college in boston in the late 1970s, i've been committed to the preservation, rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of historical buildings. one of the projects that i worked on back then was a very early searchable database for the cataloging of over 1300 architectural drawings by prominent boston area architects of the early and mid 19th century. my thesis project at tufts university was used in research for the rehabilitation of the president's house at boston university and during that period i assisted the prominent new england architectural historian in research and photography for articles and books that she published. to demonstrate my continuing involvement outside of my works for the past five years i've been the program coordinator of a volunteer organization in los altos that has saved a house designed in 1939 by richard noitra who is considered to be one of the most in
account is simple. just live or work in san francisco and have a form of id. >> we started bank on s.f. six years ago to reach out to folks in the city who do not have a bank account. we wanted to make sure they know they have options which should be more low-cost, more successful to them and using chat catchers. >> check cashing stores can be found all over the city, but they're convenient locations come with a hidden price. >> these are big. >> i remember coming in to collect -- charged a fee to collect a monogram. >> people who use check catchers, particularly those who use them to cash their paychecks all year long, they can pay hundreds, even a thousand dollars a year just in fees to get access to their pay. >> i do not have that kind of money. >> i would not have to pay it if i had a bank account. >> bank accounts are essential. they keep your money saved and that helps save for the future. most banks require information that may limit its pool of qualified applicants. encouraging to turn to costly and unsafe check captures. >> i do not feel safe carrying the money order t
and get started so welcome to all of you. i am mayor aye hustles i'm san francisco public blood pressure of san francisco business times and on behalf of our partner criteria require and carey and knew mark frank and all of our sponsors welcome to our annual mayor's annual for cast and happy valentine's day to awful you and i have already gotten a value ten from mayor lee. are you already fee feelings love this morning we have later pastries for you. this is the 14th year we post together this to look at the i state of city in his our region and there have been so many changes if you think about that have happened in each of these cities and sounding bay area it is last 14 years and if you look at the activity the cranes until the air the hospital building activity the activity ature ports and airports and hospitality sector the booming tech sector and all of the future plans, think about the changes that will happen in the next 14 years and each of these cities and in our region so we are going to hear a little bit about the future and some of the priorities and what the outlook is int
. welcome, everybody, welcome to san francisco. to some of you, welcome to the presidio, welcome to this absolutely gorgeous futures without violence center. i want to start by thanking futures without violence and esther solar for giving us this beautiful space to meet in today. is esther here? i haven't seen her. we'll thank her later. they made this space available for us. good morning, my name is me linda hague for those of you who don't know me. i was appointed by president obama a little more than two years ago to be united states attorney and it is my incredible honor to represent the president, the obama administration here in the northern district of california. welcome to the stop bullying summit. i'm a federal prosecutor so it may seem odd that here we are talking about bullying and we asked all of you to be here and i want to explain the origin of that and why this happened. you people, everybody in this room, has been involved in this issue and is doing incredible work on this issue and we were so honored to be a part of it and to meet with all of you and to s
the city of san francisco sfgtv meeting of the san francisco police commission occurring march 6, 2013, will begin shortly. >> could we please stand for the pledge of allegiance? >> president mazzucco i would like to call roll. >> president mazzucco? >> present. >> vice president marshall? >> here. >> commissioner dejesus? >> in route. >> commissioner chan? >> present. >> commissioner kingsley. >> present. >> commissioner turman is excused. >> and commissioner loftus? >> is excused. >> we have a quorum. >> thank you very much, inspector monroe and ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the march 6, 2013, police commission meeting. we will start the agenda item first with public comment number two and move into line item number one with the special presentations. first we will start with general public comment >> the public is now welcome to address the commission, regarding items that do not appear on tonight's agenda but within the subject matter jurisdiction. the speakers shall address the remarks to the commission as a whole and not to the commissioners to the department or the pers
of dollars of transit grants across the state and i believe that san francisco muni is affected by this, so consequently, this bill will go in and exempt them from the reform act from last year. we recommended a watch, and i am not sure how this thing from fair early on and we want to to be monitoring it as we move forward and coordinate with sf muni. and also on the matrix, 8164, initially we recommended watch and we are going to switch our recommendation to you today to oppose this measure, it is the law that this bill effects is a little used local private partnership legislation that has been on the books since 1996. i am aware of only two enstances of its application, the bill heightens the requirements which makes the projects cost more and makes it more difficult, should there be a project to materialize. our concern is the same concept, proposed by the surty bond companies could see its way into sbx 2, 4, which is the standard state p3 o law under which it was pursued. and so we would like to propose this as adding cost to p3 project and be in a position to rapidly amend, sbx 24 pro
of the requirement for the approval. and basicly it's open the southern edge of san francisco and the south side is pop laid by churches and a couple of schools. and this partly parcel is right across from 55 brotherhood way where the day school is located. so this project will complete the fourth leg of the 3 legged intersection so the residents will be able to indebris and egress. if we don't allow that they would have to, no way to turn right ever left at the stop sign. the cost of this particular construction of the leg of the intersection involves us designing the partial signal and the developing the actual design and the developer will take out specifics and turn it back after we accept it. the cost also includes our maintenance and it's estimated to be a thirty year life the project at $3,000 a year. so the cost includes the maintenance. >> any other comments? >> would we quickly get an opinion? has the process been done correctly and i believe that we hadn't - >> yes, this is marilyn it's my understanding that the signal was part of the project that was approved when the project was
>> you're watching quick bites, the show that is san francisco. and today you're in for a real treat. oh, my! food inspired by the mediterranean and middle east with a twist so unique you can only find it in one place in san francisco. we're at the 55th annual armenian festival and bizarre. this is extra special not only because i happen to be armenian, but there is so much delicious food here. and i can't wait to share it with all of you. let's go. armenia, culture and cusine has had much cultural exchanges with its neighbors. today armenian food infuses he flavor from the mediterranean, middle east, and eastern europe. >> this is our 55th year and in san francisco we're the largest armenian food festival and widely recognized as one of the best food festivals in the area. we have vendors that come up from fresno, from los angeles showing off their craft. we really feel like we have something for everyone in the neighborhood and that's really what it is, is drawing people to see a little bit of our culture and experience what we experience weekend in and weekend out. >> we ar
. next slide. in 1978 as was referenced the san francisco commission on women and women library workers conducted a study on city classifications and according to that study women earned 69% of what men earned. notice it's not much higher than 1955. men worked in 1200 classes and women were concentrated under 500 classes. the conclusion of that report said men's jobs pay more with comparable education and experience. the context at the time there was a supreme court case and they ruled title seven covers wage discrimination whether or not the jobs are exactly the same or not, so it was considered a landmark decision. however, in the application of this court case since 1981 there has been a narrowing of the application. a lot of cases have used the bennett amendment to justify pay differentials based on gender, and actually in fact there have been few successful cases of comparable worth violations. the seiu city committee on comparable worth was convened in 1981 as was referenced by supervisor avalos the board passed a resolution stating adopting a policy to erase pay inequities a
for i have had... it was a wonderful experience. this fine city of san francisco would be a treasure to have the razz room or live at the razz room remain within the city limits. i'm looking forward to playing the base, and i understand that tonight i have gotten an education on the sound restrictions and the problems and i am sure that we all know my band is going to rock the house. so, i really want them to do the best that they can. i want you guys to give them a chance and let them play it and do the sound proofing and make this another great san francisco landmark in this great and wonderful city. thank you very, very much. >> thank you very much and thank you for speaking to us. i love confunction. >> thank you. >> personally. >> commissioners, my name is durf butler and i also love confunction and i did not know that was michael cooper. >> he will be signing autographs at the end of the commission hearing. >> no need because i enjoy him when i go to the razz room that is why i am here it was kind of interesting that he was before me. because my point is i don't know the owners
the earthquake we rebuilt san francisco we built a lot of big apartment buildings because this was a growing workforce. it's appropriate we need the density but i think one of the beautiful things l about san francisco we have divert however, there's another part of this whole story what happened was people were fleeing san francisco to live in oakland, berkeley in resident parks because they didn't want to be so dense and there was no plays for it to be built and san francisco developed like st. france, lakeside village and later forest hill and we speak about forest hills it provided a place for lack of a better term people in what would be upper-middle class could live in an area that wasn't so dense. now we're building almost no single-family homes in san francisco. and what is happening is people with families what are looking particularly for a new home are forced out of san francisco. if they buy an older home there's in bad shape. or they're forced into homes where the neighborhoods are used for other things other than housing and it's not a pleasant place. i'd like love to see this
is headed by an african american that has been in san francisco for the last 30 years. but they have put up probono. so i think that contrary to some of the things that have been said. i think that the contract process was fair. clear channel has demonstrated commitment to work with the small businesses in the minority community and like jcdco we are also offering the training for the small businesss in terms of educating them and advertising, education program in terms of insurancing that we get maximum exposure for the businesses that we represent. thank you. >> thank you, very much. >> next speaker, please? >> angelo king. >> very quickly. i can only speak from personal experience, there are a lot of times that we are put in as a contractor or a community guy and i am putting together a projects and having an out reach component and i have always had a great reception with clear channel in trying to get things publicized and maybe my connection may my connection is better than others. but i have always been successful in terms of promoting events are getting free air space or even when w
test, test, test, test, test >> san francisco's regular hearing for thursday march 7, 2013. please silence any mobile devises. do state your name for the record. like to take roll at this time. (calling roll). commissioners first in your collapsed for consideration for d d and v for 1521 through 1539 jones street are proposed for continuance march 13th. item two case at 1595 float boulevard as continuance actually march 21st, 2013. further on your calendar under the value satellites is being proposed for continuance march 21st. under your regular calendar amendments is being proposed for continuance march 2013 and case no. 12 amendments to the planning code could establish an annual monitoring requirement for students housing projects is being proposed actually march 13th. >> just to correct the continuance update for the 12 is april. >> excuse me. i misspoke. item 12 is being proposed for continuance until april 4th. >> any comments on the proposals? >> i g did ask one to taken off and in addition to that robert garcia is it continued. >> you'll have the opportunity to ask
of sports and that is to say that, we are just about in spring training, world champions san francisco. also we are putting a bid together for super bowl 50, or 51 whichever one they will take, i'm be happy with that, yes, you know, we have got world baseball series coming in in march, in the at&t park, we have america's cup 55 days of sailing coming in the summer charles schwab cup in october and now, we are getting ready potentially to have more international sporting ebbs that really come to compliment what we do not just in san francisco but for the whole bay area and i want to suggest to you that we have an opportunity to do that through the one s f program that we created to sustain all of the theater we are doing to make sure we do it right with your help. and i'll say to you're to you and i think i have said this in some other circles, knowing when we were at the five-yard line, ethree minutes less, and three minutes left in the game, i like you, were in front of that television, and i was writing the speech already and i was writing the speech for the super bowl parade in sa
>> san francisco is home to some of the most innovative companies of the 21st century. this pioneering and forward looking spirit is alive in san francisco government as well. the new headquarters of the san francisco public utilities commission at a5 25 golden gate avenue is more than just a 13-story building and office ablation. instead, city leaders, departments and project managers join forces with local architectural firms ked to build one of the greatest office buildings in america. that's more than a building. that's a living system. ♪ ♪ when san francisco first bought this land in 1999, it was home to a state office building. >> this was an old eight-story brown building the state owned and the workers' comp people were in that building. it was an old dee correctvth it building for decades. when i was a member of the board of supervisors, all of us wondered why we hadn't done anything there and the mayor thought the same. >> if an earthquake happened, the building was uninhabitable. it sat there vacant for quite a while. the city decided to buy the building
a san francisco resident and i am supporting the halls in their business operation at 1 polk street. i am a richmond resident and the halls are my down stairs neighbors and so i have known them for three years and i can tell you with 100 percent support that they will be a huge addition to this neighborhood as business owners. i also in my professional life i have been in the hotel and restaurant business for the past 25 years, and i work for hotel companies that go into emerging neighborhoods and reuse buildings that are in the neighborhood and create businesses in an emerging neighborhoods. and i can tell you that a business like the beer hall, that not only is a wine and a beer bar, in addition to an off-sight, or selling beer and wine, to go, it will be a huge benefit to this neighborhood. it will have a i believe a snow ball effect of other businesses coming to this area and satisfying the current residents and employees in the neighborhood. >> thank you very much. >> next speaker, please? >> hi. name is natalia, i am opening a new business and i am waiting for the new zoning to g
him. >>> a san francisco man will be facing felony dui and manslaughter charges in the death of a teenager on her 17th birthday. chang was a junior at lowel high school and a member of the track team. just yesterday, supervisors approved improvements look the boulevard. >>> the santa cruz police officers killed in the line of duty will be laid to rest tomorrow. thousands are expected to pay their respects. the solemn goodbyes have already begun. >> reporter: at the santa cruz memorial funeral home, one last chance for a quiet goodbye. >> they're given so much to the community and to be taken like that just -- it's a real tragedy. >> reporter: at a public viewing today through hugs and handshakes, recovers held back tears while watching over the caskets. >> i just respect them, care for them. and i know this is a loss of a brother and a sister. >> reporter: the two officers were gunned down last week while questioning jeremy golet in a sexual assault. they killed him in a gun battle a short time later. there was no venue large enough in santa cruz. >> everybody will celebrate
and this is a perfect place to do it. feedback is always amazement. they don't believe that it's in san francisco. we have visitors who will say, i never knew this was here and i'm a native san franciscoan. they wonder how long it's been here. when i tell them next year we'll get to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the park, >> hello. you're watching the show that explores san francisco's love affair with food. there are at least 18 farmers markets in san francisco alone, providing fresh and affordable to year-round. this is a great resource that does not break the bank. to show just how easy it can be to do just that, we have come up with something called the farmers' market challenge. we find someone who loves to cook, give them $20, and challenge them to create a delicious meal from ingredients found right here in the farmer's market. who did we find for today's challenge? >> today with regard to made a pot greater thanchapino. >> you only have $20 to spend. >> i know peter it is going to be tough, but i think i can do it. it is a san francisco classic. we are celebrating bay area food. we have
, the u.k. and scotland, new york, and alaska. and then for some reason he he popped into san francisco on a wild event and he stayed ever since. he's made it his home. he married here, and he has a lovely daughter mariana who calls me uncle john. as you've heard so much, about his interest in the city. i am now interested how you are going to approach going forward today. and i'm in harmony with how you've been looking at others that we had earlier. so, i see your job as really three things. can do, will do, and how fit. and the can do is absolutely no question that mel is highly qualified from his business and his real estate and development expertise. will do is a lot tougher because it's about motivation, but mel has demonstrated so strongly in his work with the bic and all the other things he does, that he's really highly motivated for this port commission. and how fit? many of the people who have spoken today, in fact, all of them talk about how mel is as a person. as a charmer, but he suffers fools not lightly. thank you. >> any more public comments? please come up. >>> superviso
as witnesses in this san francisco courtroom testified they saw the cyclist speeding and breaking traffic laws moments before striking wee when he and his wife were crossing. this carries a felony manslaughter charge. >> the evidence in this case is very strong to suggest that we have a gross negligence case. >> reporter: witnesses described him yelling, quote, hey, hey, hey, ho, ho, ho, before the crash. a pedestrian said he was going incredibly fast. it was an incredible impact. he flew and then the strike skidded across the pavement. >> we have video and witnesses and we have film. >> reporter: video plays in court today shows the violent collision. drivers said he ignored stop signs and stoplights but appeared to swerve away from pedestrians just before the crash. an expert testifying for the prosecution estimated the cyclist speed at 32 miles per hour, 7 miles over the speed limit. >> the cyclist wouldn't be traveling that fast, wouldn't be doing what this person was doing, but if he got to that point, you would probably lay the bike down or do something else instead of saying i'm going t
tell you our appreciation for renewing the commitment of san francisco to eliminating domestic violence, this is a progressive and enlightened city and there is no room in this city for violence against women, thank you. >> thank you very much. >> next speaker, please? >> good afternoon, supervisors beverly upton san francisco domestic violence, and i would like to thank supervisor cohen for her leadership and supervisor chiu and everybody on the committee for ending all violence against women. i want to thank the department and the status of women and the commission on the status of women, i think that under the leadership of dr. murase we have seen unprecedented healing and moving forward on domestic violence and sexual assault policies, this is all part of this package to move san francisco in the direction that it needs to go. we all know that we are headed in the right directions, and i really just want to thank my colleagues for their fine work? you know, it is very rare that we can get, a representative from every legal agency that does this work at the table. but they made time
transportation agency on san francisco's participation in the long-awaited electrification of caltrain and the future high-speed rail. >> item number 7 is a hearing that supervisor cohen and i both called to hear about the status of san francisco's participation in the electrification of caltrain and high-speed rail. as we just heard in our last item, we have some very, very significant challenges around transportation, not just in san francisco, but in the bay area as a whole. and a key part of improving and modernizing our transportation system to meet the future needs of the bay area is a strong caltrain and that includes electrification, it includes high-speed rail and of course it includes extending caltrain and high-speed rail to the transbay terminal. and, so, we're going to hear an update today and we'll, colleagues, if there are no introductory remarks, we'll hear from john ram, director of planning. >> thank you, supervisors. john ram with the planning department. i'm very much pleased to be here today. i think this is a hugely important project for the city, has major long-t
. police say he hit a girl saturday night while she was crossing the road. san francisco's district attorney says tragedies like this are avoidable. >> this is a tragedy and this is the kind of outcome that doesn't need to occur. >> she was a student at lowell high school. coincidentally yesterday san francisco supervisors unanimously approved using almost $800,000 in federal money to improve pedestrian safety along sloat boulevard. >>> the bay area has been dodging scattered showers throughout the afternoon as this cool wet weather hangs around a little while longer. chief meteorologist paul deanno has the hd doppler radar fired up. what's happening? >> reporter: hi-def doppler is mainly dry has been for much of the day. some isolated showers here on there. most of the rainfall fell last night. one spot i'm tracking now between vallejo and napa heading east so heads up in fairfield. you may get a shower or two. a live look outside mainly cloudy skies. chances are a couple of trees or branches were down in your neighborhood. mill valley had a
>> welcome to the march 6, 2013 meeting of the san francisco board of appeals. the presiding officer tonight is board president kurt fong and joined by the vice president anne lazarus and commissioners arcelli and darrell honda. [speaker not understood] will be off this evening. robert brian will provide the board with any legal advice this evening. and at the control of the board's legal assistant victor pacheco. i'm the executive director. we are also joined this evening representatives. scott sanchez is the zoning administrator. he is also representing the planning department and." jeannine young is here from the department of public health environmental health section. and i believe joseph duffy is here as well, senior building inspector representing the building of building inspection. mr. pacheco, at this time if you could please go over the board's meeting guidelines and conduct the swearing in process. >> the board requests that you turnoff all phones and pagers so they will not disturb the proceedings. please carry on conversations in the hallway. the board's rules o
they are at present the case sowler composite and san francisco is halfway through the pack there down to about 33% and so whole values are still off from where they were before but if you look at where we are from the low point until where we are today, san francisco is looking a little bit better and oakland is not a member city and they randomly take 20 cities that are plead broadly representative of the housing market and san francisco is the second line on here and posted as one of the naysest paces of recovery and so we get some help from residential construction and we also get help from securelier spending this is what i'm showing here and this is the debt service ratio and it's an interesting concept if says if you add up my mortgage payment and car payment and any other kind of consumer debt that i carey and how much of that is a% of personal disposable income and where we are at relative total whereas 30 years that service ratio is about as low as it's been during anytime at that period and is there any reason that the fed tries to lower interest raid and rate and drive the cost of hous
the golden dome of the palace of fine arts and what more perfect way to come to san francisco through that gateway. >> it will be an amazing transformation. now you read it as one section, the road is a major barrier and then a wonderful strip along the water. all of those things are going to mesh together. >> right now the road really cuts off this area from public access. and with the new road, we will be able to open up the opportunity in a new way. >> this bunker that we see now is out of access for the general public. we are excited to completely rework this side and to open up the magnificent views. and what we want to do is add to this wonderful amenity and restore this coastal bluff area and respect its military history and the doyle drive project is allowing us to do that recorrection. and this area is not splintered off. >> and we can see how dramatic a change it will be when doyle drive is suppressd and you have a cover that connects the cemetery to this project. it's historic on the statewide and national basis, but you could rush the project or put thought and time to cre
the sequesterer. in the sequesterer list which is the list of impacts of san francisco was the removal of chunks not all but a chunk of the central quarter what is going to happen to the funding for the sequesterer for the city? i think it's a matter of planning commission interests >> if the sequesterer changes the funding for the central quarter it's going to impact south of marketing and maybe people on south beach. the sea level rise i think you deserve to have a presentation from someone who was expert in the area not a cheerleader in the sea level rising area. and if there is, in fact, a plan support by mayor's office and enthu enthusely sponsored by the mayor's office to eliminate a chunk of you 80 it's a land use issue. so this is your opportunity to ask for hearing. i can't ask for hearing and i'm pleading with you get the information on what the sequesterer monies are going to do to the city. we shouldn't have to read it in the paper. thank you >> is there any additional public comment 1, 2, 3, 4. >> okay seeing none public comment is closed. >> commissioners that will place you u
an extended family of about 25 san francisco firefighters clul my father who served on the san francisco fire department. my main certain is fire safety. members of the commission this project is unsafe from a fire standpoint. basically because the fir people call the escape route is grossly inadequate. first of all, the san francisco fire code provides that i must have an assess road or an escape route a minute of 25 feet wide unobstructed. this project allows parking on both sides of the street that reduce the width of the road to rou roughly 15 to 16 feet. this project is flat out in violation of the san francisco fire code in that the roads escape roads are not 20 feet wide unobstructed and continuance. the second point equally important is anybody who has studied forest areas first of all, it's dangerous to have only one escape route but if you have an escape route that is less than 20 feet wide it's asking for problems. example one is the height lands disfavor in 1991 in the oakland fire. that particular tragedy was that people tried to leave. 11 people died including 6 going in their c
grateful. from the san francisco police department from greg sir to denise flair erty and cheryl jennings and the girl friday and kept us moving all day and to the communications that we got the word out through the media and laura who kept us moving today and financial support. if you read about the justice department in the paper you know we can't pay for anything. when people come to my office quite literally i can't give them coffee. people think the government is high flying and i am here to tell you it's not true. there was support for this event and we couldn't be more grateful to the people that made this possible and the rosenberg foundation and they are here, the san francisco foundation and dr. sander herself and a round of applause, the california endowment and others provided tremendous financial support so thank you very much for that. [applause] . we really do appreciate it and the cohost and mary lee and tom torque son and who you met this morning and our next panel is planning for student safety opportunity and success and planning for action around the bay. our mod
of government. mayor lee first began working for the city and county of san francisco in 1989 as the investigator for the city's first whistle blower program. prior to employment with the city and county of san francisco, he was the managing attorney for the asian law caucus. i first met ed in 1992 when he became the executive director for the human rights commission and we were both 16. that's two decades ago, ed. i watched him soon become the director of city purchasing and then going on to become the director of public works. i think ed is the only mayor in city history that can carry tlau on the campaign promise to fill the potholes because he actually knows how and he's the only mayor in city history that can say he actually knows every single city street because his crews probably paved them. i have had the privilege of working alongside ed for many years in city government. he has always been a cherished colleague and friend to everyone in city hall. he's done the job, he gets the job done, never wanting credit, just the satisfaction of doing the right thing for th
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. >> developing new is out of san francisco police say a seven hour standoff has ende we have a crew on the way to the scene will bring you an update as soon as it becomes available. >> also police say a seven hour standoff has ended after police arrested a robbery suspect who had barricaded himself inside marijuana growing side in san francisco. officers say for hostages for inside the building had been released earlier. the tactical team with a police dog arrested the man was around following the standoff at the building in the city's bayview district. police quickly set up three block perimeter and treated the situation as though they were hostages. a swat team and negotiators were called. >> 46 a 46 year-old man faces murder and other charges in connection with the slaying of three men during a botched marijuana deal last month . monthcappello of colorado was charged with being a shooter in a special circumstances murder case that could bring the death penalty if he is convicted. he is suspected of killing three men back in february fit inside a home near forestville . this is video of the
sujeto es detenido por la policia de san francisco luego de que este permaneciera atrincherado por varias horas ... take map ....con 4 rehenes en un edificio de la calle "jennings" donde habia por lo menos mil plantas de marihuana. take vo ---4 personas, una de ellas armada, que aparentement e cuidaban de la hierba, fueron liberadas antes de que el sujeto se rindiera cuando la policia utilizo perros para entrar al establecimient o. take sot michael andraychak / san francisco police kntv 11am vo ---segun este portavoz de la policia, tras despejar el inmueble, detectives comenzaron a buscar mas armas y otro de tipo de pruebas. cesar ---precisamente esta manana un incendio en un hogar causado por un invernadero clandestino de plantas de mariguana, take vo ---dejo como saldo a un bombero herido de un hombro mientras combatia el siniestro sobre la avenida ocho en el vecindario "inner sunset" de san francisco.. ---el bombero, de unos cincuenta aÑos, cayo de unas escaleras que fueron utilizadas para acceder a la vivienda de tres pisos... ---aun no hay detenidos... blanca ---surgen nuevos detall
was the first deadly attack involving a big cat in california since that deadly mauling at the san francisco zoo back in 2007. today's attack was at an animal sanctuary in dunlap, about 45 miles east of fresno. >> it happened here at a place called cat haven. a private, wildlife sanctuary. the founder says at about noon today, the park's intern went inside the lion enclosure. she was confronted by a four-year-old lion named co cous cous. >> the intern entered the lion's enkwlez sure where she was attacked and fatally injured. >> when my deputies arrived on scene, the victim was still in the enclosure. >> deputies say the lion refused to let them near the victim. so they had to kill it. when they fieull-timely got to hanson, she was dead. fish and wildlife officials are trying to determine why she was inside the cage in the first place. we will have our forensics lab look at the animal. >> the facility has the proper state license to care for exotic animals and that this is the first attack in the park's 20-year history. but he also says he has a good idea of what went wrong. >> they're lions. th
the release of 21 u.n. peacekeepers taken hostage at the golan heights. >> san francisco bay bridge dazzles crowds with a massive lights display. north korea has threatened to launch a pre-emptive nuclear strike against the united states. it is the latest escalation in the ongoing war of words. >> both the north and south have traded threats of military action in recent days. in a few hours, the united nations security council votes on new sanctions against north korea. >> the resolution is a response to p'yongyang's third nuclear test in february. >> a show of solidarity in p'yongyang just hours after the vote at the united nations. tens of thousands of north koreans gathered in the capital to protest against the sanctions. top officials told the crowds that north korea was ready to act. >> as long as the u.s. imperialists are turning upon us with nuclear weapons, we will also make a counterattack with diversified, many to rise, and precision nuclear weapons. >> p'yongyang has also balked at joint military exercises between south korea and the united states. about 10,000 u.s. soldiers are
the committee f >> that concludes today's agenda, thank you. >> meet adjourned. >> how is it going san francisco. it's springtime in san francisco. here is what's happening around town. this march join yoga for beginners. come to join us for balance and strengths. all levels are welcome and the class is free. r svp is required. after your work shop there is a comedy review. this wednesday join local performances from musicians. it's a popular spot for locals. sign ups are an 7:00 and shows at 7:30. want to hear more music. join us on hey street at the milk bar. this concert with blue grass and more. that's the weekly buzz. for more info on any of these events visit us on our facebook and twitter and check us >> i want to learn more about it. >> social networking and e-mail. >> i want to know how to use it. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> divisional divide is a divide between those with access to use digital tools and those who don't. >> with young people, having computers and i just don't know. they're doing it fast. so, i want to know. >> not knowing how to navigate the internet or at a loss of what to do. >> w
>> the city of san francisco sfgtv meeting of the san francisco neighborhood services and safety occurring march 7, 2013, will begin shortly. as >> good morning, everyone and welcome to the thursday, march 7, 2013, meeting of the board of supervisors, neighborhood services and safety committee, my name is david campos and i am the chairman and we are joined by supervisor yee. mar is in route, and the clerk of the committee is derek evans and we would like to thank the following members of sfgtv staff, jessy larson and lolamelconian. >> do we have any announcements? >> yes, sir, please be sure to silence all electronic device and include the speaker cards and any of the documents to be submitted to the clerk. and items acted upon today will be appear on the march 19th, board of supervisor's agenda unless otherwise stated. >> thank you very much. we want to thank the members of the public who are at the hearing today and who are watching. mr. clerk, if you could please call item number 1. >> the hearing to consider the issuance of a type 42 on sale beer and wine license to andrew a
'm sure other names, past president san francisco chapter. we have lots of our membership here including a couple of board members, kerry greenberg from fresno. [speaker not understood] is here. we have two representatives from san mateo county, barbara arieta and mike miller. i know people. at this time i'd like to say a few words about the california grand jurors association. it's an all volunteer group, 501(c) (3) dedicated to promoting the participation in the grand jury system, qualifies applicants to be grand jurors, bidthv awareness so we have consumers of the grand jury's product, report. at this point i'd like to turn it over for some lengthy introductions. >> thank you. thank you, keith. welcome, everybody. we're glad to see so many friendly faces. as president of the chapter in san francisco now for 3-1/2 years and have been really proud of our board who has done so much great work. when i call your name, if you could just stand and say hi. leslie, vice president, and she has been very instrumental in publishing the gazette which i believe that you have picked up. if you haven
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